Redesigned Buick Enclave Begins Export to China
DETROIT--April 14, 2014: Continuing Buick’s global growth, the brand will begin exporting the latest edition of its award-winning Enclave luxury crossover to China.
“Last year we set the brand’s global sales record, topping 1 million units,” said Duncan Aldred, U.S. vice president of Buick and GMC. “We want to continue to push that growth where appropriate and the crossover market in China is rapidly expanding.”
Redesigned for 2013, the Enclave is the U.S. industry’s best-selling three-row luxury crossover. It features fresh styling, new safety technologies, in-vehicle connectivity and a more refined driving experience.
New safety features include available camera-based Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning, along with the industry’s first front center side air bag system that helps protect drivers and front passengers in far-side impact crashes.
Enclave owners in the U.S. consistently list things like “overall quality of vehicle,” “ride comfort” and “overall exterior styling” as their top reasons for purchase.
Last year, the luxury crossover achieved its best U.S. retail sales year ever, growing 7 percent. It was also Buick’s top-selling U.S. retail vehicle, with 54,330 deliveries.
The previous generation Enclave was exported to China from 2008 to 2013 and sold over 25,000 units.